Born in 1930 in Lower Marion, Pennsylvania, Peter Milton has been in the first rank of American printmakers for over 40 years. He studied with famed graphic artists, Josef Albers and Gabor Peterdi at Yale University during the 1950s. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees from Yale.
Milton has held teaching positions at the University of Bridgeport, Yale University and the Maryland Institute. He has been a Visiting Artist at Dartmouth College, Yale University, Columbia University, Middlebury College, the University of Tasmania, the University of Florida, SUNY Purchase, and the Rhode Island School of Design.
Milton’s awards include, but are not limited to, a Yale Traveling Fellowship in 1953, a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant in 1963, First Prize at the Festival de Artes Graficas in Cali, Columbia in 1969, Grand Prize at the 2nd Festival of Art in Seoul, Korea in 1972 and the Medal of Honor at the Interprint ’90 in Lvov, Ukraine in 1990. Among his major influences are Igmar Bergman and Fellini.